Case Study

Hotel Career Expo for Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW)

Branding, Public Relations, Marketing, Digital and Social

  • To increase awareness of the diverse professional career opportunities available in the tourism accommodation industry.
  • To provide the leading hotel brands of NSW with an opportunity to meet potential recruits. To drive 1,000 attendees to the Expo.
  • An integrated communications campaign with powerful, relatable messages was developed to launch, promote and successfully deliver the inaugural Hotel Career Expo.
  • The campaign was bold, colourful and modern, targeted to 16-24 year old students, graduates and young professionals, driven by their own aspirational goals.
Strategy (continued):
  • The campaign had four arms:
  • Brand
    • To name the show
    • To create a long lasting brand and brand story
    • To ensure all branding was appealing to all hotel brands involved
    • All artwork for integrated campaign
  • Integrated marketing communications
    • A case study lead PR strategy
    • Direct marketing
    • Influencer communications
    • Radio advertising
  • Digital
    • Design, build and manage website
    • Digital advertising
    • EDMs
    • Social media – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Experiential
    • Design, build and manage website
    • Competitions
    • Interactive docs showing career paths
  • Engagement of 20 leading hotel brands of NSW
  • Smashed attendance target
  • Numerous enquiries were received from interested parties in the weeks following the Hotel Career Expo in relation to participating in the next event or collaborating in other events

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  • Zadro has won ‘Best Achievement in Marketing, Communications or Sponsorship’ in the 2016 Australian Event Awards, for our work on the Hotel Career Expo. For more details see our media release here.

In a recent client survey, Zadro achieved a Net Promoter Score of 91!